Location and Check In

Not registered online? Walk-up registration will be taken at the Pre-Plunge and Day-Of Check In events.

Plunge Time
Plunge begins at 3:30 p.m.

Plunge Location
Thomas Beach, Lake Calhoun
Thomas Ave S & W Calhoun Pkwy
Minneapolis, MN
map and directions

Day-Of Plunge Check In
3 – 4 p.m.
Thomas Beach, Lake Calhoun
Thomas Ave S & W Calhoun Pkwy
Minneapolis, MN
map and directions

What is Corporate Hour?

Looking for an excuse to leave work early AND throw your boss in the lake? Corporate Hour has your company name written all over it.

Our 3rd annual Corporate Hour us an event exclusive to corporate Plunge teams and gives you and your co-workers the opportunity to leave the office a little early and take the Plunge! Depending on participation, time slots may be assigned the week of the event. We’ll also have food and beverage available for purchase (alcoholic and nonalcoholic). Live music (to be announced in early January) from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Want to attend, but don’t want to Plunge? Guests are welcome to attend and food, beverages and live music!

Group Challenges

Other Activities

Minneapolis Plunge
Frozen Friday
Cool School Plunge
Executive Challenge
Plunge 5K
Pee Wee Plunge
Super Plunge
Plunge Auction
Freezer Jam


U.S. Bank Polar Plunge Forecast

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Check out volunteer opportunities for this event!


Event photos will be posted to our Flickr and Facebook pages as we receive them. We are fortunate to have wonderful volunteer photographers for our events, and it typically takes a few weeks until we receive and post photos so please stay tuned.

Corporate Hour Incentives

Corporate Hour Plunge participants must raise a minimum of $75 to participate in the event and are encouraged to raise additional funds and earn prizes along the way. All participants will receive:

$75 — Long-sleeved shirt
$150 — Long-sleeved shirt and baseball hat
$300 — Long-sleeved shirt and quarter zip
$500 — Long-sleeved shirt and sweatshirt
$750 — Long-sleeved shirt and wind jacket
$1,000 — Long-sleeved shirt and backpack
$1,500 — Long-sleeved shirt and puffer jacket
$3,000 — All incentives!

Event Schedule

3 p.m. – Registration opens
3 p.m. – Entertainment begins (until 7 p.m.) – Includes Giant Connect Four, Yardzee, Bean bags and more!
4:30 – 6:30 p.m. – Live music!
4 p.m. – Plunging begins (through 5 p.m.)
4 – 6 p.m. – Food and drinks available
7 p.m. – Fireworks!

Following the Plunge, executives from across the state will Plunge alongside FOX 9 Chief Meteorologist Ian Leonard live on FOX 9 News in our Executive Challenge. Stay and watch execs (maybe your company’s own will be Plunging?!) followed by fireworks at 7 p.m.

Special Thanks

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